Westland wasp



c/n f.9599


Year 1965






Helicopter Westland wasp Serial f.9599 Register M499-08 XT429 used by Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia (Royal Malaysian Navy) Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1965. Aircraft history

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ID
united kingdom XT429
Fleet Air Arm
RN, d/d 01 Jun 1965
Vidal Flt/408 by Jun 1968 until c Mar 1970
Bahrein Station Flt to Jun 1970
RNAY Fleetlands by Jun 1970
used on Ships Flight ground courses at RNAS Lee-on-Solent by Jul 1971
to NATIU at Lee by May 1973
to AES at Lee by Oct 1973 as Instructional Airframe
to RNAY Wroughton 23 Jun 1974
to NASU Culdrose Dec 1977
829 Sq Eskimo Flt/453 by Nov 1978
829 Sq (027) Plymouth Flt/445 in Oct 1980, still Mar 1982
united kingdom XT429
Fleet Air Arm
UK Wroughton ( 21-oct-78 )
21oct78 noted in store RNAY Wroughton
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1992
united kingdom XT429
Fleet Air Arm
22jul79 noted at Portland 829Sqn coded 453 Eskimo Flt
united kingdom XT429
Fleet Air Arm
UK Trinity Pier ( 05-nov-81 )
829Sq Plymouth Flt, embarked on HMS Plymouth during visit to Plymouth, 5-9 Nov 1981.
united kingdom XT429
Fleet Air Arm
off King Edward Point ( 25-apr-82 )
Operation Paraquat
as 829 Sq Plymouth Flt/445, attacked and damaged ARA Santa Fe outside Grytviken, South Georgia
united kingdom XT429
Fleet Air Arm
UK Lee-on-Solent Air Engineering School ( 29-sep-88 )
29Sep88 noted RNAS Lee-on-Solent Air Engineering School (AES) as Instructional airframe coded PLY.445
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1992
united kingdom XT429
Fleet Air Arm
829 Sq Plymouth Flt/445-PLY until May 1988, to A2720 1988. To Malaysia 1992.
malaysia M499-08
Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia
ex UK RN XT429, d/d 08/1992 to Malaysian Navy as M499-08. wfu 26 Sep 2002


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